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Governor intervenes in madrassa assault case

KOLKATA: Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi has finally intervened in the assault on the headmaster of a Metiabruz madrassa, asking the state government either to reinstate or transfer him. The headmaster of Talpukur Ara High Madrassa, Masum ... Times of India, 2 days ago

Bengal: Retro Peto bombs make a comeback in civic polls

A spherical, grenade-like homemade bomb that defined the turbulent political culture of West Bengal in the seventies made a striking comeback in the recent civic polls, marred by allegations of muscle-flexing and widespread rigging. Fondly ...
 Hindustan Times6 days ago

The king who made his own calendar

Wajid Ali Shah, the last Nawab of Awadh, was not just a poet, playwright, dancer and patron of the arts, says Payal Mohanka. He was a royal who hand-created his personal calendar. Wajid Ali Shah, the last ruler of Awadh.Image: Courtesy Wikimedia Commons Kolkata’s famed Victoria Memorial Hall’s innovative stroke is paying off. A year-and-a-half ago, it introduced a new concept titled ‘Object of the Month’. This series began with the display of two original sketches by ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago A date with a Nawab's calendar  The Hindu3 weeks ago
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TMC goons unleash violence, Opp demands repoll

Unbridled violence and booth capturing rocked Kolkata municipal corporation elections on Saturday that saw scores of people including a police officer seriously injured after bullets were fired — even as complaints of rigging, bombing, gunfights ...
 New Delhi Pioneer2 weeks ago Kolkata Municipal elections: Violence mars polls, crude bomb hurled near Raj Bhawan  DNA India2 weeks ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Civic election windfall for artists

Poll campaign material on display at a shop in Burrabazar on Tuesday. Picture by Bibhash Lodh Amit Dhara had never thought that a multi-cornered contest in an election could mean a windfall for him. In the bylanes of Ram Bagan Dompara, off ...
 Calcutta Telegraph3 weeks ago

West Bengal: NGT stays SEC order of using loudspeakers during Boards

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday put a stay on the State Election Commission's (SEC) order that allowed parties to use loudspeakers after April 2 — while Board exams will be on in the state — to campaign for the municipal elections. ...
 Indian Express3 weeks ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Super Sunday for poll and sport

(From left) Footballers Jose Ramirez Barreto, Douglas da Silva and former Mohun Bagan star Prasanta Banerjee campaign for Trinamul candidate Santanu Sen in Paikpara. Pictures by Amit Datta Politics shared the pitch with football and cricket ...
 Calcutta Telegraph3 weeks ago

Fan rides wheelchair to join KKR wave

Sumati Yengkhom & Shubhra Pant KOLKATA: Twenty-three year-old Harshul Goenka cannot play the game himself. He's down with cerebral palsy, but he's not out. Flanked by his attendants Santosh Mishra and Sanjay Ram and his mother Rajani, the ...
 Times of India4 weeks ago

Combating communalism in Bengal

Communal forces, both Hindu and Muslim, are trying to bully and browbeat their liberal and non-bigoted brethren. While Hindu communalism has attracted much attention, Muslim communalism has not. The assault on and grievous injury to the headmaster ...
 The Echo Of India1 month ago

Nine-year-old waits for kidney

For nine-year-old Sunaina Khatoon, time is running out. Born with just one kidney that has stopped functioning, the girl from Metiabruz needs a renal transplant to survive.
 Times of India1 month ago
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